Our Partner in Good Health

Travel Assistance, Evacuation & Repatriation

As a UnitedHealthCare  member you are eligible for global emergency and medical assistance services provided by UnitedHealthCare Global. This program immediately connects you to doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, and other services if you experience a medical emergency while traveling 100 miles or more from your permanent residence, campus location, or in another country.

One simple phone call to the number on your UnitedHealthCare Global identification card will connect you to:

  • A global network of pre-qualified medical providers.
  • Experienced crisis management professionals.
  • A state-of-the-art Emergency Response Center with worldwide response capabilities.
  • Air and ground ambulance service providers.

UnitedHealthcare Global, in conjunction with First Student, provides you with a multitude of key services such as:

  • Worldwide Medical and Dental Referrals
  • Facilitation of Hospital Admittance Payments
  • Dispatch of Doctors/Specialists
  • Transfer of Medical Records
  • Continuous Updates to Family and Home Physician
  • Hotel Arrangements for Convalescence
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation
  • Transportation to Join a Hospitalized Participant
  • Return of Dependent Children
  • Repatriation of Mortal Remains
  • Replacement of Lost or Stolen Travel Documents
  • Transfer of Funds
  • Legal Referrals
  • Message Transmittals
  • And MORE

To access services please call:
(800) 527-0218 Toll-free within the United States
(410) 453-6330 Collect outside the United States
Services are also accessible via e-mail at operations@UHCGlobal.com.

When calling the UnitedHealthcare Global Operations Center, please be prepared to provide:

  • 1. Callers name, telephone and (if possible) fax number, and relationship to the patient;
  • 2. Patients name, age, sex, and UnitedHealthCare Global ID Number as listed on your Medical ID Card;
  • 3. Description of the patients condition; 4. Name, location, and telephone number of hospital, if applicable;
  • 4. Name, location, and telephone number of hospital, if applicable;
  • 5. Name and telephone number of the attending physician; and
  • 6. Information of where the physician can be immediately reached

For more information on UnitedHealthcare Global and the services they supply please check your policy brochure and MyAccount.


PLEASE NOTE: UnitedHealthcare Global is not travel or medical insurance but a service provider for emergency medical assistance services. All medical costs incurred should be submitted to your health plan and are subject to the policy limits of your health coverage. All assistance services must be arranged and provided by UnitedHealthcare Global.